A 14-year-old southwest Florida cancer survivor is lobbying lawmakers on Capitol Hill to fund Medicaid and other children’s programs.
Florida Congressman Trey Radel returned to Capitol Hill this week for the first time since pleading guilty last fall to cocaine possession, being sentenced to a year of probation, and entering a rehab facility.
More than 600 immigration advocates, non-profit leaders and local officials are gathering in Miami to shift the immigration discussion from amnesty and temporary visas to what can be done to help existing immigrant groups better integrate into American life.
President Barack Obama will lay out his plan Thursday to deal with the growing concern of the several million Americans who have been informed their health care plan that don’t meet minimum standards will be canceled.
As Washington continues to head for a proverbial brick wall with government funding and the debt default, a schism in the Republican Party could be the key to keeping both the federal government in business and the nation from avoiding a debt default.
As the annual August recess continues in Washington, the outcry from some of the most conservative members of the Republican caucus continue to call for either a government shutdown or a debt limit default to halt the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
Tracy Martin, the father of the late Trayvon Martin, was on Capitol Hill Wednesday for the inaugural hearing of the Congressional Caucus on Black Men and Boys.
Sequestration day has arrived in Washington, D.C. and by 11:59 Friday night, the White House will be forced to order across-the-board, indiscriminate budget cuts in European-style austerity that could plunge the United States back into recession.
In a potentially historic move, President Barack Obama revealed some of the most far-reaching gun control policy reforms in more than a decade. The plans are drawing partisan support and scorn from local and national politicians.
The smoke has barely cleared from the prolonged fight over the fiscal cliff on Capitol Hill, but already Congressional leaders and the White House are drawing lines in the sand over the debt ceiling.